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Protection of foreign investments in Argentina

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Overview Should a foreign investor have its assets expropriated (whether directly, or through creeping expropriation or regulatory encroachment), a qualifying investor would have claims...

COVID-19 pandemic increases force majeure and hardship claims in Brazil

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The COVID-19 pandemic increases claims aiming at avoiding or reviewing contractual obligations based on arguments of force majeure and/or hardship. Giuliana Schunk and Joaquim...

How Brazilian arbitral institutions are reacting to the COVID-19 pandemic

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The COVID-19 crisis required the Brazilian people to adapt their routine to contain the spread of the virus. The arbitration institutions could not act...

City of São Paulo enacts a law to foster arbitration and mediation

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On March 19, 2020, the City of São Paulo enacted Law 17.324/2020, to foster out of court resolution of disputes. The purpose is to...

International Arbitration Yearbook, 13th Edition – now available!

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We are pleased to announce that the latest edition of the Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook is now available. This year, in recognition of...

The Year Ahead 2020 – developments in global litigation and arbitration

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We are pleased to inform you that The Year Ahead 2020 – our publication looking at key developments in global litigation and arbitration for...

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2019-2020 – Chile

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CHILE Rodrigo Díaz de Valdés and Ignacio Naudon A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1      Legislation Arbitration in Chile continues to be primarily governed by the Organic Code of Courts...

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2019-2020 – Peru

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PERU Ana María Arrarte, María del Carmen Tovar Gil and Javier Ferrero. A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1      Legislation International arbitration in Peru continues to be governed by the...

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2019-2020 – Mexico

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MEXICO Javier Navarro Velasco, Javier Navarro Treviño and Francisco Franco A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1 Legislation The Commercial Code ("Code") governs international and domestic arbitration in Mexico. The...

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2019-2020 – Brazil

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BRAZIL Joaquim de Paiva Muniz, Luis Henrique Borghi, Bruna Silveira, Katherina Kuramoti Ballesta, Maria Clara Barros Mota, Frederico Bizarro Weingartner. A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1      Legislation The main...